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Scott Kaufmann

Livin’ the Dream

At Kaufmann Financial in Kansas City, we feel that we are “Livin’ the Dream”. Our goal is to help you work towards your dreams. Your dream of retiring with financial independence. Your dream of working towards building income so that you can see the world. Your dream of helping educate your children and grandchildren.

We have been serving the community since 1983. We invite you to become part of our financial family.

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Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century

Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century

Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.

When Markets React

When Markets React

When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.

Should You Ever Retire?

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

 

What’s Your Investment IQ?

You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz

When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable

Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.

A House Divided

By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.

Fixed or Variable Mortgage, Which Should You Pick?

When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.

Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President

The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.

Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement

Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.

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Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

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Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

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